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Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
activism began in college. he was elected to the student council, but stepped down and joined a boycott over conditions at the school. he moved to johannesburg, studied law and joined the african national congress, a political and religious movement fighting segregation. it grew sharper when south africa elected a white government passing laws taking racism to the extreme. the resettlement of 3 million, deprives the right to vote and travel. stripping them of citizenship. nelson mandela was 30. he was convinced peaceful demonstrations would never be enough. he helped to form and one an amped guerilla movement. a campaign of bombings and sabotage in the '60s led to his arrest and prosecution along with others in the movement. convicted but spared a death sentence, nelson mandela would spend a quarter of a century, 27 years behind prison walls, 18 of them at the notorious robin island. outside the fight grew more fears. aggression and violence focussed the attention of the world on racism. nelson mandela became the most famous prisoner in the world. the powerful international condemnation
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 2:35am EST
cast their ballot in the first democratic election. this morning applause for the first black voter. mandela became the country's president, the first elected by all of its people. >> we are all south africans. we have had a good fight but now this is a time to heal the old wound and to build a new south africa. ♪ >> reporter: after ruling for five years, nelson mandela passed the torch to the next generation and became an elder statesman to the world, a fighter, a visionary. the voice of his people and more accomplished. >> abc news. >> today following his passing the new south african president, president zuma said our nation has lost its greatest son and our people have lost a father. >> a man whose fighting spirit was matched by his humility and compassion. few hew human beings present either one of those sides in the amount that he did and he had both. >> absolutely. [ dad ] ah! lily... she pretty much lives in her favorite princess dress. and she's not exactly tidy. even if she gets a stain she'll wear it for a week straight. so i use tide to get out those week old stains an
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
, he was able to vote for himself in a free election. he won, and was inaugurated as the first black president of his country. >> on this day, you took destiny into your own hands. you decided that would nothing would stop you from electing the government of your choice. country's infrastructure. he met the white house, meeting with three sitting presidents. in 2002 george w. bush presented him with the medal of freedom. president obama met mandela once in 2005, when obama was a senator. after one term as president mandela stepped down. he did not slow his pace. his charitable foundation raised money for a variety of causes. when south africa hosted soccer's world cup tournament in july 2010 he made his last major public appearance at the final game. the crowd honoured him with a thunderous ovation. his third wife, grassa michelle, the former first lady of mozambique was at his side during his battles with prostate cancer and lung infections that hospitalized him in the end. >> never, and never again, that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another, an
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
to have the mandate of a popular election as the only appointed president, almost a president with an asterisk next to his name. >> she may have supported his bid for the white house but when they first met she didn't know she was getting a politician. is that true? >> that's what she says. it's hard for me to believe she was totally naive. jerry ford was the big man on campus. the local hero from high school days playing football. it's not terribly surprising he should decide to go into public life. but there is no doubt she was surprised. they were married in october 1948. >> and on twitter did the ford's schedule their wedding for october 15 after the republican congressional primary and why? >> the simple answer is yes. have you to know west michigan to appreciate. west michigan more than now was a very culturally conservative place. a place where the dutch reform church held sway. a ford who was certainly conservative ff nevertheless was running against an entrenched republican encome bent who opposed the mar alcohol plan. he was one of those returning veterans who had s
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 1:40am PST
. on february 11th, 1990. the world rejoiced. he worked with his former enemy to move toward free elections and the end of apartheid. he and frederik willem de klerk were jointly awarded the nobel peace prize in 1993 and the following year this, the world again looked on in wonder and joy as millions of black south africans lined up to vote for the first time. nelson mandela was elected president in a landslide. >> so help me god. >> reporter: a few months later at his inauguration attended by scores of world leaders, he declared a new era for his beloved country. >> never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another. >> reporter: terry moran, abc news. >> now what happens next is nelson mandela's body has already been moved to the hospital. he will be given a state funeral. not only that, but all of the flags will be at half staff until the funeral is over. there's a ten-day mourning period for south africans, which obviously starts now. >> just amazing. it's a life that goes beyond anything a book or hollywood could ever make up. truly
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
. after eisenhower was elected president in november of 1952, he immediately took off to play golf in augusta, and let clay and brownell turn -- turned the selection of his cabinet to clay and brownell, because he knew these people and recognized their talent and their ability and he understood they no. knew more about who should be in the cabinet perhaps than he did because he had been in nato for the previous here to years. so eisenhower was a superb judge of talent and learned that through his military career. >> i would say amplifying that, that is probably his most important political contribution as president. dwight eisenhower was a republican and proud of being a republican, and he believed in limited government but he was governing in a democratic era. he was governing in the fdr era, so what the eisenhower administration does politically, it applies the brakes to overreaching and ratifies and in fact makes bipartisan many policies of the new deal, but applies the brakes on others, but it's not an aggressive administration presenting a republican blueprint and driving for
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 11:25pm EST
. something unprecedented has happened in the u.s. department of justice. when president obama was elected in 2008 and organized the department of justice in 2009, he created the most politicized part of justice we had at least since the nixon administration if not before hand. and this isn't just opinion. it's a sixpack. think about this for a second. the department of justice is an entity that is the signed to interpret and enforce the law. when president obama appointed the attorney general he appointed eric holder who had been the campaign chairman and anti-campaign bumbler a large dollar fundraiser for his election and for other senior fr spots at the department of justice also occupied by campaign bumbler's. that is unprecedented in american history. and during the last four years what you've seen in the department of justice is a centrally enforce the law in such a way as to where they go after the political opponents of the president and they lay off the political friends and supporters of the president. it's a centrally using the department of justice like the brick for this week
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
progress. that is another key part of his base. they helped elect him and get those young people out there talking about the health care law and talking about what you said he wanted to really stress at this economic speech which is what he calls the defining issue of our time. listen to this. >> if republicans have concrete plans that will actually reduce in equality and build the middle class let's hear them. i want to know what they are. if you don't think we should raise the minimum wage, let's hear your ideas. >> you hear the president there calling out republicans on the hill. he did that yesterday when he tried to reboot the health care law. he was doing the same here on the economy. he got some strong push back today. he said republicans have all kinds of plans to deal with these issues. he goes on almost every other friday night and repeals the bill itself. he signed 7 bills and so he knows the bill won't work. he has to listen what is going on. a new poll came out this week that the more people know the stronger they disapprove of it. another poll republicans are jumping on
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
that republicans since the end of the last election have been licking their wounds and trying to figure out the best way to do two things. one is close the gender gap among voters and also, try to recruit more female candidates here in congress to be members of congress. this is something that came up this morning when i interviewed the house majority leader, boehner's number two, eric cantor. here's his take. >> do you not know how to talk to women, sir? >> we have any number of republican women in our conference who are real leaders on all kinds of -- >> but is there a problem with men in the republican party, your rank and file, who don't know how to communicate to reach female voters? >> you know, it is our policies that are going to appeal to both female and male voters. >> but they haven't. >> when we're talking about health care right now, our health care starts with people and patients. >> mr. boehner a little more candid than his number two there. dana, a lot of this is obviously about trying to prevent the kind of gaffes we heard, for example, from former congressman, senate candi
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
will tell us all why he made a career change in rows to be present at columbia in 2010. he was elected for four-year term extending until august 2014 obtaining more than 9 million votes, the highest amount obtained by any candidate in the history of colombian democracy. two weeks ago he announced he will run for re-election in next year's presidential election saying he wants to be able to finish the peace process he started. president sub two campaigned in 2010 on a platform to carry on the offensive against the leftist guerrillas that have waged war against the government for decades. as president however he opened talks with the revolutionary armed forces of colombia or farc. negotiators reached a draft agreement on november 6 as 1 aspect of the talks and we expect president santos will tell us about the negotiations in the chances for an ultimate peace agreement. the peace negotiations could well be a central issue in next year's elections with one leading opponent calling for an and to the peace talks. also opposing the peace negotiations is former president uribe a former nationa
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
's degree during which time he was elected onto the student's representative council and suspended from college for joining a protest boycott. he was eququalified in laura to make him ready for the struggle of his people he struggled to end during wars of resistance in their land. that degree gave him rights to practice law. he and oliver established the first black law firm. december 5, 1955 he would be on the other side of the law following a country wide sweep by police that would put him and 155 activists on trial for treason while which dragged on to the 28 accused were acquitted march 29, 1961. the headline from fox news desk this afternoon. just before midnight, about 20 minutes ago the south african president announced his long struggle in the hospital since june and before has come to an end. the iconic civil rights leader and former president of south africa, nelson mandela, is dead today at 95. fox news new york continuing coverage on fox news channel, satellite and cable, more coverage later on your late local news. we continue our coverage on fox news channel across the cou
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
and was elected president in the first free election. a triumph was the 2010 world cup played in south africa. the 91-year-old mandela, fought for years to host the cup appeared on the pitch. in his later years he was in and out of the hospital and nufd his home village to be closer to family. his influence never waned, hosting visitors including first lady michelle obama. nelson mandela became a living symbol of freedom. the strength of the human spirit. and moments ago president obama spoke about mandela. >> he drew for words spoken at president abraham lincoln's death bed >> he achieved more that be can be expected of any man, today, he's gone home, we've lost one of the most influential he and pro foundly good human beings any of us will share time with on earth. >> he no longer belongs to us. but to the ages. >> president obama plans to travel to south africa to attend the memorial service. the bay area is mourning the loss of bay area have given me and my delegation hope to continue farther >> thousands cheered when he spoke in 1990. mandela visited shortly after being released from pri
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm EST
. and rose to become president of colombia in 2010. he was elected for a four-year term extended until august 2014 obtaining more than 9 million votes. the highest amount obtained by any candidate in the history of columbian democracy. two weeks ago ahead announced he will run for reelection in the election. saying he wants to finish the peace process he started. pts antos campaigned in 2010 on a platform to carry-on. he opened talk with the main rebel group the revolutionary armed forces of colombia or farc. they reached a draft agreement on november 6th on one aspect of the talk. and we expect and the chances for an ultimate peace agreement. the peace negotiations could be a central issue in next year's presidential elections. with one leading opponent calling for an end to the peace talks. also opposing the peace negotiations is former president. employees give him a warm welcome. [applause] [applause] thank you very much. thank you for attending this session. it's a great prirvelg to be here among my fellow journalists. why did i switch from journalism to to -- the one of the rooms first
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
train workers and volunteers who would conduct the first multiracial elections in south africa. he was authentic. he was a giant. you know, when you were around him, you felt very special. he was joyful. he had a sense of humor, but there was this dignity about him, this strength about him. i will always remember his grace and his courage. >> and to donna's point, john, i want to bring you in. she talks about him being a giant. .headlines, these are one of the days you are looking at the headlines. "usa today" saying the death of a giant. you were there when nelson mandela was inaugurated in 1994. you've also covered many world events but you will never forget that moment. why? >> professionally it was the most powerful thing i've ever seen in my life. i say professionally because i carve out a special spot for my children. if you think of the day of inauguration, u.s. vice president al gore led the delegation. the ceremony was outside in what they call the union building, parliament building. it was the most dramatic, powerful moment of south african military brass, white generals
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
who need religious voters in these primaries or, you know, in national elections as well. >> well, we know it's important, but we also know the other side. that is the concern that someone would legislate based on their religion, which happens to not be the religion of the constituent in some cases. and that is the larger, i think what you were saying, the conversation is not the floating book shelf cross thing, it's a larger conversation. >> it's the content of how you legislate. >> absolutely. all right, domenico, thank you very much. greatly appreciate it. and a reminder, chris matthews has a one-on-one interview with president obama today. it's part of the "hardball" college tour live from american university. the full interview airs tonight at 7:00 eastern on "hardball." >>> still ahead, well, he's back. he never left, but anyway, toronto mayor rob ford responds to new reports that he may have tried to buy the infamous video that allegedly shows him smoking crack. the offer, according to court documents, may have been $5,000 and a car. that according to drug dealers who allegedly
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 7:30pm EST
the election, were were all given citizen ship. i am a sout african citizes well. and we have shared in this new beginning, which everybody looses hope in, but the fact is nelson mandela avoidedded a blood bath a civil war, and he create add remarkable nation. >> he spent time with the african national congress when it was in excite, stephen, give us your thoughts tonight. >> well, it is a very sad moment. this was a great man. it was true, in some ways her understated not just to dignity, and not just perseverance. but what he was able to exhibit when he took the country forward. there would be no rainbow nation today. i think he was essential for the progress of south africa to becoming what we would regard today as the civilized part of the world. >> obviously he had a huge impact while he was alive, what will he mean in the future to the world? >> he will mean a lot to the world as a moral statesman. in south africa, his legacy will be a more mixed one in the immediate days. he will be remembered as a beacon of moral certainty that there could be a bright future, but right now ma
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
into the shooting of santa rosa teenager andy lopez she's holding an election this evening but not going as planned. abc7 news reporter wayne freedman is live outside of the memorial auditorium. wayne? >> good morning. the district attorney has a few uninvited guests behind me. these are the protestors. she's asking for campaign funds. they're on the fund asking for an document. it seems there is almost always someone at the andy lopez memorial. this afternoon it was frank size getting on the rally. >> so let her know if she does not do necessary things, that there is no hope from questions how and why seven bullets were pumped into and through a 13-year-old mistaking a replica gun. >> that police officer, the sheriff was shooting at a body in the ground. >> the board of supervisors moved towards putting lapel cameras on sheriff deputies. >> i think this board committed to spending $250,000 for cameras, deputies. $350,000 to form a task force. another $75,000 for town hall meetings. i don't think over half a million dollars is lip service. >> the board looking at purchasing the lot where lopez diee
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am EST
new duty post, and i watched him rise. i was terrified my election as president would mess up the army with some advance. he got it all on his own merits, some in in spite of the facts that we were friends. he had done a lot of things for our country, but nothing touched me more than when he raced down the side of the mountain trying to save his colleagues in a burning car. i woke up in the middle of the night last night, and i couldn't go back to be. e relived bosnia from start to finish. i miss brown and all the people in the commerce department and business leaders who died on a mountainside in crow -- cro asia on a mission to rebuild bosnia economically, and i have often wondered if they had lived, whether there would have been enough economic progress to milk some of the stubbornness that persisted at the end of the war. i want to thank al gore for giving me mr. sanctions leon ferth and getting him to the country and for being really tough the pay on whom i am grateful for, no longer with us, is true. not all the military felt the way they did, and after we got the peace agreement
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
. but getting back to president obama, it's almost a full year, jon, into his re-election and you've been talking about how difficult his presidency has been, specifically over the past year. if you compare it to recent presidents before him, their approval rating at this very same time, president clinton and reagan both doing far better than president obama at this time. george w. bush was slightly lower at 37%. but this is the same president who it seemed could do no wrong when he was re-elected. ari often reminds me that in politics things can move very slow and they can also move very fast. >> only ari knows that? oh. >> and former white house adviser spoke to this on this week last week wanting it to move quickly. let's take a listen. >> people trust this president. i think there's been numbers all over the place. i'm confident in a few months from now those trust numbers are going to come up. i think his approval number will come up. >> that's obviously what every democrat wants. jon, it seems like this is a year the administration is wanting to put behind them very quickly. >> yeah
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
boxer. a year after his historic election as south africa's first president was credited with bringing his nation together at the world cup final which south africa won. he got to host the2010 world cup. the first time that tournament was ever held in africa. and he was known for inspiring athletes across generations. boxing legend muhammad ali had this to say about mandela. he was a man whose heart, soul, and spirit could not be contained or restrained by racial and economic injustices, metal bars, or the burden of hate and revenge. >>> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," worldwide reaction to the dealt of nelson mandela. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." this is the "cbs morning news." [ female announcer ] we give you relief from your cold symptoms. you give them the giggles. tylenol cold® helps relieve your worst cold and flu symptoms. but for everything we do, we know you do so much more. tylenol cold®. [ ding ] cheese plate? cheese plate. no, i made something better. you used the oven? boom. [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. make the
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
voters say the movement could hurt republican candidates in next year's congressional elections. 18% say the conservative tea party cause will help the gop. >>> google is taking on the biggest players in cloud computer services with a significant price cut. the mountain view company announcedded to it is cutting the cost of standard services by 10%. and by 60 to 90% of major data storage. amazon fell on the news tonight, their shares. >>> christmas came a little early for hundreds of boys and girls. >> merry christmas. >> santa and his helpers with the san francisco fire department gave toys to 1500 needy children in the annual toy give away. firefighters have been collecting the donated toys for months. organizers say the smiles on the children's faces make it all worthwhile. >> it's wonderful. the firefighters toy program, wonderful day. >> a newly wed couple even joins in on the fun sitting on santa's lap. the program runs right through christmas day. three is still time to help out. you can find a list of the bay area charities on ktvu.com right under hot topics. >>> after the break,
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
in democracy and becoming the country's first democratically elected president. on this street today, you will find restaurants and bars and middle class south africans spending their disposable income in a place where it wouldn't have been possible decades ago. and indeed, this will also be the location of the first official memorial service for nelson mandela on tuesday at the stadium which is also significant because it was the last location he made an appearance in public during the closing ceremonies for the world cup. so as is true in many other locations in the country, these celebrations will continue. it's just day one of ten days of a country thanking one man for bringing transformative change to millions. >> it's after midnight already there and there are still a lot of folks. are the crowds getting bigger or smaller, and what about security? >> reporter: these crowds are growing as people come and go. there are crowds going up and down the street, as you can hear behind me, singing. but as far as security, the atmosphere is jovial. this morning, i was in zimbabwe on assignment
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
is abandoning them. he gave the speech to income inquality and he went to a youth summit. they helped to elect him in 2008 and 2012. he is doing a speech in harvard university. the poll suggested that majority of 18- 29-year-olds who used to be obama fans. they are against the affordable care act and would like to so him bounced from office. the president pushed back, look it is the republicans who are trying to discourage you from getting health care, take a listen. >> i need your help. you know i need your help. believe it or not there are organizations that are out there working to convince young people not to get insurance. now think about that. that is a really bizarre way to spend your money. >> and they are cautiously optimistic in the white house that they are starting to turn the corner on healthcare.gov and can get the president out there talking about the benefits of the affordable care act. but we see senate republican staffers tweeting out they were doing a tutorial on how senate staffers sign up for the dc exchange here in washington for the health care and there was a break down
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00am PST
president himself after south africa first all race election. >> i have fought against white domination. i have fought very firmly against the nation where all south africans are equal. >> nelson mandela served one five year term but remained perhaps the most influential figure in south african politics. loved for what he went through the dignity he displayed and the change he brought about. for him mandela gave all of the credit to his fellow citizens. >> it is you the people. >> now a nation says a final farewell to the man who perhaps more than any other public figure of the past 50 years defines that word hero. >> jonathan hunt reporting for us. coming up at 5:30 we are live with reaction to nelson mande mandela's death from all around the world. >>> another fox news alert this morning. an amber alert and frantic search for a 14-year-old girl who was kidnapped in washington state. eliz was last seen on wednesday. police believe she was taken against her will by this man 19-year-old eduardo flores rose less. the two had been dating. it shows romaro getting in his car after school. she p
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
and felt nervous celebrating the first mass after being elected pontiff. >> who won't? >> you don't want to mess with the pope because he'll throw you out of there. >> anonymous people are leaving giant tips. >> two have been left in san francisco restaurants we have a receipt to show you last month, you can see a $1500 tip on there signed simply tips for jesus. the bartender, bus boy and hostess were tipped out the bulk went to the waiter. >> he was thrilled because that doesn't happen often. a 300% tip is unique. >> two months ago a server at tacolicious received a $1,000 tip the bill was only $152. owner says nobody can remember who left tip but since they share their tips among the staff, everybody was pretty happy. >> yes. a thousand dollars at a taco place? huge. >> spencer christian is on assignment but sandhya patel is tracking it for us. >> yes. i'm tracking the winter-like chill. clear skies but it's going to start to feel like winter. expecting freezing cold conditions going under a freeze warning at 2:00 a.m 20s expected overnight you know the drill protect your pets, pipes
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
christie. 19 percent see him unfairbly. christie woman re-election as until's governor last month and he has hinted he could run for president in 2016. who doesn't want to get out of bed? >> absolutely. now, the north bay, cartinez straights, keep the petness if you can, the plants covered, if not, bring them inside until 9:00 this morning. we still have some threatening weather with temperatures in the 20's. all of us tonight but for san francisco, notice this starts at 9:00 tonight, it will cool when the sun drops through 9:00 tomorrow morning and freezing temperatures to the coast. the pets and the plants and pipes are at risk but, also, you could be. check out these peoples: our afternoon highs are flirting with the upper 40's to low 50's from seven to 11 degrees cooler unanimous normal. there will be another cold night in store and chilled sunshine tomorrow and winter mix on friday and saturday. sue? >> notwithstandings. we have ice reported in san mateo area northbound 280 a high overcrossing bridge by the minute stone house use travel through the san mateo and crystal springs area
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
. she did however say i have not yet announced my re-election plans and i'm focused on my priorities as mayor. >> oakland is looking for competent strong leadership. i'm very excited about campaigning. >> reporter: it going to be an interesting year. the question is, of course, how many other people will jump in this race? oakland is still a prize the city new states and somebody else could join us. >> oakland uses rank choice voting. how do you think that's going to come into play? >> reporter: that's the big question. san francisco uses it, too. it gives voters a choice of three candidates out of the gate and then you stack up. those votes tran fer to the other two: quan got in by saying anybody but perata but in this race the rumblings are will be but kiwanis race. >>> also tonight stay lawmakers are defending a decision to accept pay raises starting today they are getting a pay raise of more than 5%. that pushes their base pay up to $95,000. it's their first pay raise in more than 6 years after several years of cutbacks. but not all lawmakers are getting pay raises. a dozen refu
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
'll hear from mandela himself in an interview from 1993 before he was elected president. >>> and now, to the massive storm slamming the central u.s. millions of americans from the southern plains and the midwest are coping with with frigid temperatures. drivers in southern illinois face treacherous travel. they're calling today ice friday in texas. manuel, good morning. >> good morning. it was nearly 80 degrees here earlier this week. now, it's frigid. hundreds of flights have been canceled. that is impacting travel to dallas from airports in los angeles and san francisco. crews here are trying to keep major overpasses like these from freezing over, but you can see right here what they are dealing with. ice has formed on most everything here. >> the nasty mix of freezing rain and sleet began falling across parts of texas thursday, leaving cars and streets coated with slick ice. >> it's not too bad, but it's starting to set in now and the worst stuff is starting to come in. >> forecasters expect up to a half inch of freezing rain in the dallas ft. worth area alone with the wintry syst
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
tonight. a look ahead to who may be running in the next presidential election. california voters were asked about possible republican presidential candidates, and they appear to have a clear favorite, new jersey governor chris christie. he is on top with 47% voters who responded to the poll saying they have a favorable view of him. that compares to 29% favorable for bush, the former governor from florida and 24% for texas senator ted cruz. >>> a federal judge has cleared the way for cash-strapped detroit to become the largest city in the united states to qualify for bankruptcy. detroit is more than $18 billion in debt. under today's ruling, detroit would be allowed to search for a way to pay off some of its debt and to restore essential city services. it's also expected to target public pensions during the reorganization which means labor unions will likely appeal today's decision. >>> cold here in the bay area often means snow in the sierra. >> it has been padre year, but the ski resorts say it is about normal. >>> then, river otters in san francisco bay? the new pictures that are gi
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
virginia governor bob mcdonnell. nk donnell has more than one month left in office before governor-elect terry mcauliffe is sworn in. the portrait will be revealed tomorrow evening in richmond. >>> the annual holiday stroll will happen later today in vienna. it will happen between lawyers road and mill street. to set up for the big event that stretch is closed today. you can watch the lighting of the town's holiday tree. this happens tonight from 6:00 to 9:00. the celebration of hanukkah continues as the jewish community around the world will light the candle marking the sixth night. dozens of people came out to late a menorah. the jewish population in d.c., maryland and virginia has been on the rise over the last few years. and the votes are in. the national zoo's new panda cub has a name. >> it is bao bao. it means treasure or precious. it was trending on twitter. more than 123,000 people voted online to pick the cub's name and dozens lined up early to get a good spot for the big reveal. we wanted to celebrate and to kind of get people excited. >> bao bao's mother, mei xiang gave birth
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 2:00am PST
. >> president clinton who was in the white house when mandel was elected president of south africa. the two developed a close personal relationship. bill clinton says, quote, all of us are living in a better world because of the life that madiba lived. he proved that there is freedom in forgiving that a big heart is better than a closed mind and that life's real victories must be shared. >> jimmy carter also saying the following. to think of their parents and grandparents the different world they are seeing. we will have more coverage of nelson mandela's legacy still to come on "early start." >>> we are following the vast majority of the united states dealing with the effects of a deep freeze, including major travel headaches. more than 500 flights have been precanceled. so bad they are canceling them before they are supposed to take off! they have been canceled around the country because of the bitter weather. >> getting around by car not easier. icy conditions call that seven vehicle wreck along interstate 540 in northern arkansas. four people tenth so the hospital and we are told their i
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
into political victory? >> the way to resolve this crisis is through presidential and parliamentary elections. we have a resolution in the government of ukraine. this government should resign. >> pictures have emerged from sunday night that show the police were, at times, brutal in their treatment of protesters and journalists. anton is a photographer, beaten by riot police. he pleaded with them to stop. these are his bruises. this is all that's left of his camera. the police were also on the receiving end. officials say 35 were hurt by protesters. some are in hospital. away from the city center, there are no protests, just the grim routine of life in a cold winter. this is where we met tatiana selling cabbage and very much in favor of political change. >> we were on our knees a long time. i am grateful for the protest orders. i want my children and grandchildren to have better lives. >> back in independence square, people are prepared for another long night. in speech after speech, they say ukraine is part of europe. >> there is no sign that protesters are prepared to leave independence square.
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
election coming up. >> we're talking about medicaid -- >> medicaid is critical to turn the corner on this whole thing. >> i do not think that that went -- is what david was saying. we have seen improvements. youth you talk to the democrats, they are as frustrated as we are with how the launch of the website began. they would also say that there have been significant improvements in the functionality of the website, and that we have passed an important milestone on november the 30th. we are going to see those improvements continue over the course of december and into next year. as i think someone noted earlier, the deadlines we are looking at, we are looking at making sure that those americans who want insurance the the exchanges have it if they wanted by january 1. and also, that everybody who wants to enroll during this si x month enrollment. can do so by march 31. just to make clear that i understand them a the 375,000 number that you brought to us today, do you have any sense of what number of those people are actually able to get to the site , as opposed to had to queue? 375,0
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
. frankly, it was that refusal that led to his defeat and re-election. the judge, the person who prosecuted michael's case, a guy named ken anderson, became a judge in that county. he pled guilty to criminal contempt for hiding exculpatory everyday in michael's case. he did ten days in jail, he was disbarred. now we're having an audit conducted by the criminal defense lawyers to see if he had done this in other instances. so michael's case really is of enormous importance, and he himself is such an extraordinary individual, that i think there is no one in america, you know, white, black, or brown, that couldn't identify with the story of leaving for work first thing in the morning and then all of a sudden by the afternoon, you know, your wife's been beaten to death in front of your 3 1/2-year-old child. and you're convicted of that murder. it's just unreal dream, as the documentary so well puts it. >> which airs tomorrow night. more i get word on michael, you brought up ken anderson. i have to read the statement from his attorney. mr. anderson has not been and will never be prosecuted for a
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
protesters rallied outside a re-election event for the district attorney. she says the investigation will be based on justice, not politics. >>> hayward police say a 16- year-old boy shot and killed last month in a hayward park died trying to help a young girl. police say christopher prisinos stepped in to defend a teenaged girl being threatened by two suspected gang members. both of those suspects are now charged with murder. prisinos was a father of a 6- month-old son. his family said he planned to become a paramedic and had just received his cpr certify dation. >>> two elite runners from kenya will participate in a first u.s. marathon this sunday there's to the kindness of a complete stranger. $9,000 was raised online to fly the men two san francisco through a new organization he started. he said he was inspired by the elite runners who come from a small town with running water or electricity. they will be running the marathon in sacramento. first they will be treated to a shopping spree in san francisco later today. >> the people are really friendly. people are really welcoming.
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
was elected the first black president of south africa. colin powell was talking earlier in the show, i was sad whe i heard the news b i immediately got a smile on my face thinking about this man's legacy and what he did for the worl >> the fact that he lived. he lived suc an incredible life. my sister worked in south africa actually and one thing people haven't talked about as much is his stance on hiv/aids. it changed the entire continent and not the world. >> no black president i that countrwas talking about it. >> and they were saying he wasn't a disease. >> he had a son that died of aids. richard ele is outside mandela's home where crowds have been gatheng to mourn but also to celebrate mandela'slife. richard, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are in johannesburg outside of mandela's me, t same home where he dd l lt night and since his passing hundreds of people have been coming here. ey have been laying flowers and singing and dancing. a very celebratory mood. perhaps mandels greatest legacy is that of reconciliation and that is represented today. there are black south africans
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